|Story||History: George and Barbara Stermer purchased the land in the early 1950s, when it was a "stump farm". They grew wheat, pears and plums on the farm's hillsides, and also raised cattle on the pasture lands down on the flat lands.
Acres: 103, 30 planted to wine grapes
Varieties: Pinot noir
Year Planted: 1997-1998
Soil Type: Willakenzie silty clay loam, 18-36 inch depth
Clones: Wadensvil, Pommard, 777, 115, 667
Elevation: 250-440 ft.
Aspect: NE to SW
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2001 Lemelson Stermer Vineyard Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
A little stink on the nose,
a little harsh on the finish and just ordinary.
Reviewed March 27, 2007